One of the few traditional Conservatives to have served on the Tory front bench under Cameron, Paterson was Secretary of State for Northern Ireland before being promoted to the more high profile role of Secretary of State for Defra.

Candidate of the day

Owen Paterson

One day to go and Sir John Major has weighed in. “Labour divides to rule. To win votes they will turn rich against poor; north against south; worker against boss." We hope we don't wake up with them on Friday.

Hero of the day

Sir John Major

Another awful Labour woman. The fact Ed Miliband’s carved his pledges in stone doesn't mean he might not break them, campaign chief Lucy Powell has said.

Villain of the day

Lucy Powell



Back marriage. Restore grammar schools. Leave the EU.

Belinda Brown

Belinda Brown

Belinda Brown is author of 'The Private Revolution' and a number of well-cited academic papers. More recently, she has started writing and blogging for The Daily Mail and The Conservative Woman. She has a particular interest in men's issues and the damage caused by feminism.
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Belinda Brown: Philip Davies is the only man with the balls to stand up to the feminist harpies

Sophie Walker of the Women’s Equality Party has decided to stand against Tory MP Philip Davies in Shipley in Yorkshire. The WEP can gain publicity from this ruse. Davies is despised by the Left for refusing to engage in their virtue-signalling. By taking him on they hope to increase their own support. Their strategy is in danger of […]


Belinda Brown: Women find casual sex a dark echo of the horror of rape

With more and more women reporting rape and police time spent on sexual offences constantly increasing, when it comes to how we manage our sex lives something seems to be very wrong. However, the problem does not lie with male behaviour. The problem lies with the culture of promiscuity that feminists have created through their […]


Belinda Brown: Feminism is corrupting the heart of the Church

The Right Reverend Philip North, selected to be a diocesan Bishop  is to ‘withdraw’ from his appointment. Why?  Reverend North does not believe in women priests, and this has caused more than a rumble in parts of the Anglican Church. Residents from his new diocese  spearheaded by Reverend Professor Martyn Percy and his wife Reverend Canon Dr Emma,  have been working […]


Belinda Brown: Feminism is a toxic toy for the privileged

(Belinda Brown writes about feminism’s toxicity in the latest of our series of articles to ‘celebrate’ International Women’s Day today.) Feminism is outdated. Believing in an ideology that has long outgrown its historical context damages the future of our society, distracts us from the most pressing issues and sets up problems for today. Feminism persists […]


Belinda Brown: Feminists relegate men to the lower rung of our two tier society

They myth of the gender pay gap obscures a multitude of truths. One such truth is that women under 35 are – believe it or not – paid more than men because they are the privileged beneficiaries of our education system. Another reality is that men over 40 earn more than women only because they work […]


Belinda Brown: For the sake of boys we must value fathers

It is by now well known that children growing up in single parent families do worse across a whole range of indicators (see here and here and here). What is less well known is that the outcomes are even worse for boys. Boys coming from single parent families are less likely to read, have lower […]